PROGRAMm

XIv-th Mozart Festival - Pravets - 12 - 15 July 2018
Under the patronage of the Minister of Culture, Mr. Boil Banov

Dedicated to

160 years since the birth of Giacomo Puccini

200 years since the birth of Charles Gounod

100 years since the birth of Leonard Bernstein

120 years since the birth of George Gershwin

12 July, Thursday

13 July,  Friday

14 July, Saturday

15 July, Sunday

19:00

he Square in front
of the Pravets Municipality

IN THE SPIRIT OF W. A. MOZART

 a concert in the Square

Brass Orchestra – Veliko Tarnovo

Conductor
Vladimir Boshnakov

 

Official Opening

20:00

Community Center “Zarya 1895” Stage

Guest-performing for the first time
in Bulgaria, Lindauer Marionetten Oper – Lindau, Germany

W. A. Mozart

DIE ZAUBERFLOTE

an opera in two acts

Director and Dramaturg
Ralf Hechelmann

Puppets
Bernhard Leismüller

Puppet Heads
Sebastian Demmel

Costumes
Bernhard Leismüller

Scenography
Bettina Hummitzsch

20:00

Community Center “Zarya 1895” Stage

Guest-performing for the first time
in Bulgaria, Lindauer Marionetten Oper – Lindau, Germany

W. A. Mozart

DIE ZAUBERFLOTE

an opera in two acts

Director and Dramaturg
Ralf Hechelmann

Puppets
Bernhard Leismüller

Puppet Heads
Sebastian Demmel

Costumes
Bernhard Leismüller

Scenography
Bettina Hummitzsch

11:00
“Pravets” Hall –
Riu Pravets Resort Hotel

An Autograph Meeting –
KALUDI KALUDOV –
40 years on the stage

Presenter Boyanka Arnaudova

15:00
Community Center “Zarya 1895”

Lindauer Marionetten Oper –
Lindau, German

SWAN LAKE

a ballet by P.I. Tchaikovsky

To the choreography
by Marius Petipa

Choreographer, Coach
Jutta Mähr

Puppets
Bernhard Leismüller
Bernhard Morgenstern

Puppet Heads
Sebastian Demmel

Costumes
Bernhard Leismüller
Amand Pérez

Scenography
Bettina Hummitzsch

 

15:00
Community Center “Zarya 1895”

Lindauer Marionetten Oper –
Lindau, German

SWAN LAKE

a ballet by P.I. Tchaikovsky

To the choreography
by Marius Petipa

Choreographer, Coach
Jutta Mähr

Puppets
Bernhard Leismüller
Bernhard Morgenstern

Puppet Heads
Sebastian Demmel

Costumes
Bernhard Leismüller
Amand Pérez

Scenography
Bettina Hummitzsch

21:00
Stage by the Lake

160 years since the birth
of Giacomo Puccini

 

TURANDOT

an opera by Giacomo Puccini

Co-production of the
Stara Zagora State Opera and
the Stara Zagora State Puppet Theater

Directors
Ognyan Draganov, Darin Petkov

Conductor
Vladimir Boshnakov

Scenography and Costumes
Catalin Ionescu-Arbore /Rumania/,
Vasil Rokomanov and Silva Bachvarova

Lighting Design
Vasko Lisicov /Macedonia/

Plasticity
Hsieh Fu-Chien /Taiwan/

Choirmaster
Mladen Stanev

Soloists Dragana Radakovic /Serbia/,
Dario Di Vietri /Italy/,
Zvetelina Vassileva,
Yulian Konstantinov, Teodor Petkov,
Georgi Dinev, Ivaylo Yovchev
and others

With the participation of Children and Adolescents’ Studio for Opera and Ballet “Margaritki”

Actors from the Stara Zagora State Puppet Theater: Bilyana Raynova,
Denitsa Yanakieva, Dilyana Spasova,
Elitsa Stoyanova, Latina Berovska,
Tanya Georgieva, Tatyana Andreeva, Kaloyan Georgiev, Kiril Antonov,
Lyuben Chanev, Stanislav Matev,
Tsveti Penyashki, Yancho Ivanov

Proto-Bulgarian Survival School
“Baga-Tur”

Soloists, Orchestra and Choir of the Stara Zagora State Opera

21:00
Lake Stage

200 years since the birth
of Charles Gounod

PREMIERE

WALPURGIS NIGHT

a music-dance-and-theater spectacle

Director
Boyan Kracholov

Choreography
Filip Milanov

Costume Designer

Salvatore Russo /Italy/

Soloists
Ivaylo Mihaylov, Evgeniya Ralcheva,
Ivaylo Dzhurov

Actors
Dimitar Krumov, Ivan Nikolov,
Nadya Keranova

Orchestra, Choir and Ballet
of the Stara Zagora State Opera

21:00
Lake Stage

 

PAGLIACCI

an opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo

Conductor
Ivaylo Krinchev

Director
Ognyan Draganov

Scenography and Costumes
Catalin Ionescu-Arbore /Rumania/

Choirmaster
Mladen Stanev

Kaludi Kaludov - in the role of Canio

Soloists Anna Dytry, Niko Isakov,
Teodor Petkov, Ivaylo Yovchev

With the special participation of artists from the troupe of Academic Circus “Balkanski”

Soloists, Choir, Orchestra of the
Stara Zagora State Opera

23:00
Piano Bar, Riu Pravets Resort Hotel

In memory of the Bulgarian music genius Pancho Vladigerov – composer, musician, conductor, pedagogue and social activist

To be Leonard Bernstein –
100 years since the birth of the eminent American conductor, composer and pianist

120 years since the birth of
George Gershwin

With the participation of
Teodora Kasmetska-Sorokov violin

Ruzha Semova piano

Aleksandar Vladigerov trumpet

Konstantin Vladigerov piano and clarinet